Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Bharwa baingan(Stuffed Eggplant/Brinjal curry) Recipe

Bharwa baingan(Stuffed Eggplant/Brinjal curry) Recipe:

 Bharwa Baigan(Stuffed Eggplant/Brinjal curry) Ingredients:

  • 4 to 5 baby eggplant/brinjal/baigan.
  • 1 onion paste.
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder.
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder.
  • 4 tablespoon grated coconut.
  • 1/2 cup peanut.
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves.
  • 2  to 3 finely chopped green chilies.
  • 1 finely chopped onion.
  • 1 tomato ,cut in pieces.
  • oil.
  • salt to taste.

Bharwa Baigan(Stuffed Eggplant/Brinjal curry) stuffing preparation:

  1. roast the peanut and make a paste out of it.Take a bowl and mix the peanut paste with the grated coconut and onion paste.Add a pinch of salt to the mixture.
  2. Heat oil in the pan and fry the mixture that we prepared for 1 to 2 minute,,the stuffing is ready,keep aside.

Bharwa Baigan(Stuffed Eggplant/Brinjal curry) Cooking Method:

  1. Remove the stalk of the eggplant/brinjal and slit it partially into quarters as shown in the picture.take care not to separate the segments completely.

  2. Now fill the eggplant slits with the stuffing about half the stuffing will remain,keep aside the remaining stuffing.
  3. Heat 4 tablespoon of oil and fry the stuffed eggplant gently till they are cooked from all sides.Remove from the pan.
  4. Now fry the finely chopped onion and green chilies in a pan till the onions become soft,add tomato pieces, red chili powder,turmeric powder, cumin powder in it and stir fry for 30 secs.
  5. Add the remaining stuffing mixture in the pan and mix everything together.add 1/2 cup water and the stuffed brinjal,cook  till the eggplants are done,you might have to stir gently occasionally. Serve hot with roti or paratha.